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Poll Results: GTX 580 vs HD7970 in Battlefield 3 Multiplayer with stock clocks

 
  • 8% (1)
    GTX580
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    HD7970
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post #1 of 11
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Which one of these cards perfoms better with stock clocks in BF3 Multiplayer?

-Resolution is 1080p.
Edited by Lutis - 2/14/12 at 11:34am
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7970. The 580 really shines when OC'd to about 900Mhz, however most 7970s are doing 1200Mhz when OC'd so the gap remains.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rubicsphere View Post

7970. The 580 really shines when OC'd to about 900Mhz

And the 7970 really shines when OC'ed to about 1125 >.>
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pfunkmort View Post

And the 7970 really shines when OC'ed to about 1125 >.>

Not as much as it does at 1250!! thumb.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pfunkmort View Post

And the 7970 really shines when OC'ed to about 1125 >.>

I like how you snipped out the part of the post where he corrected his statement, saying "yet the 7970 really shines at 1200mhz so the gap remains."



@ OP

The 7970 is the better card to go for.
     
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post #7 of 11
If you're asking this question is because you have an obvious attraction to the GTX580...

The HD7970 trounces the GTX580, but get whichever makes you feel better about your purchase thumb.gif
   
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Not that it really matters, I didn't see that part when I wrote my comment. I *think* he edited. If he didn't, I apologize.
 
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
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Not that it really matters, I didn't see that part when I wrote my comment. I *think* he edited. If he didn't, I apologize.

He probably did then. tongue.gif Same to you sir. biggrin.gif


But to the OP,

Either card will do BF3 just as well @ 1080p. The 7970 has the edge here, but the 580 will still put out. tongue.gif
     
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post #10 of 11
As an aside, leaked information regarding Nvidia's next offerings (probably released in May, possibly April) give them a MASSIVE lead. Especially if you don't plan to overclock, one thing said the nvidia flagship should be upwards of 40% higher performing than a 7970 (remember, because the 7970 overclocks so well, it would be difficult to guess how much more it would be worth if you were going to OC these cards). So, unless you NEEDED to upgrade now, and given the nature of your search as you don't want to overclock, you could always wait for that if you had a couple months.
 
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